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18 January 2023
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Club Handicap (Div II) (Class 4) (3yo+) (Course C) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good
Runners
12

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Sugar Sugar silk
CD
Sugar Sugar tb
J: K H Alfred Chan 5
T: C Fownes
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Dual C&D winner last year; not beaten far after fluffing the start on latest outing
-51125
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 60
Days: 45
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Dec 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f GF Hc 9-3 tb 5/12 United We Stand (3L) 51/10 60 63
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 tb 1/12 Harmony N Home (shd) 63/20F 55 67
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-11 tb 1/12 Touch Faith (2L) 91/20 47 64
8 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Y Hc 8-8 tb 2/12 Excellent Peers (¾L) 19/1 45 61
7 May 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 5/12 Faulds (4¾L) 31/5 47 50
24 Apr 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-9 htb 4/13 Kai Xin Dragon (2¼L) 34/1 48 64
2
(5)
Rattan Kingdom silk
CD
Rattan Kingdom tb
J: Zac Purton
T: Jamie Richards
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Improved performer for new stable this season; big player on this hat-trick attempt
-11228
Age: 5
Weight: 9-8
OR: 59
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb 1/12 Harmony N Home (¾L) 7/20F 53 67
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-10 tb 1/12 Owners' Praise (1¾L) 31/20F 45 63
9 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 tb 2/12 Island Surprise (¾L) 23/10F 44 57
5 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-9 tb1 2/11 Lucky Gor (1L) 23/5 43 52
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 8.5f GF Hc 8-9 t 8/11 Cordyceps One (5½L) 11/1 46 48
5 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 8f Gd Hc 8-9 t 5/13 Turquoise Alpha (2¼L) 30/1 48 57
3
(10)
Flaming Passion silk
CD
Flaming Passion t
J: Karis Teetan
T: F C Lor
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Ran quite well from stall 12 here last month but has another tough draw today
-69684
Age: 5
Weight: 9-3
OR: 54
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-6 t 6/12 Hardly Swears (2¼L) 19/1 56 64
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-9 t 9/12 Rattan Kingdom (6L) 23/10 58 57
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 t 6/11 Leslie (4½L) 13/1 60 62
23 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 5f GF Hc 8-6 t 8/12 Superb Boy (4¼L) 12/1 62 58
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 t 4/10 Winning Icey (2¾L) 78/10 62 69
19 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-4 t 5/14 Eight Trigrams (2¾L) 11/1 63 66
4
(9)
Chill Way silk
Chill Way h
J: L Hewitson
T: W Y So
Made quite promising debut when keeping-on fifth over C&D last month
-5
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 h1 5/12 Brave Star (5¼L) 36/1 52 51
5
(8)
Dragon Star silk
Dragon Star
J: Matthew Poon 2
T: P C Ng
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 28 in the last 14 days (0%)
Showed only minor promise in recent trials; probably best watched on this official debut
Form:
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: -
6
(12)
Mr Fun silk
BF
Mr Fun t
J: Hugh Bowman
T: C S Shum
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Placed from wide stalls over C&D in first two races; poorly drawn again today, though
-33
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 t 3/12 Brave Star (2¾L) 6/5F 52 59
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-2 t 3/12 High Rise Soldier (1¾L) 13/1 52 65
7
(6)
Righteous Arion silk
Righteous Arion ht
J: L J Ferraris
T: A S Cruz
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 1 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (4%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (3%)
Recovered from slow start to go close over C&D this month; still unexposed
2-07
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 52
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 ht 2/12 King Eccellente (hd) 32/1 50 60
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 ht 11/12 Act Of Faith (7L) 11/1 52 45
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-3 htb1 7/12 Rattan Kingdom (4½L) 105/1 52 55
8
(3)
Prosecco silk
Prosecco hb
J: Antoine Hamelin
T: Richard Gibson
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 16 in the last 14 days (0%)
0-13 in Hong Kong but is on a good mark and has a good draw; impossible to rule out
-54760
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 50
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 hb1 5/12 Hardly Swears (1½L) 22/1 50 60
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-2 h 4/12 High Rise Soldier (3¼L) 31/5 52 60
26 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-3 h 7/11 Trader (9¼L) 22/1 54 40
9 Oct 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f St Hc 9-6 h1 6/12 Fiery Diamond (3½L) 28/1 56 57
18 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-7 12/13 Baebae Tsoi (7¼L) 16/1 58 54
25 Jun 22 Sha Sha Tin 7f GF Hc 9-8 12/14 Indigenous Realm (7¾L) 61/10 60 51
9
(7)
Island Shine silk
CD
Island Shine t
J: Harry Bentley
T: P F Yiu
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Regressive 7yo who was safely held from a favourable draw here last month
-85457
Age: 7
Weight: 8-10
OR: 47
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-13 tb 8/12 King Eccellente (5½L) 9/1 49 44
30 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 t 5/12 High Rise Soldier (3½L) 7/1 51 58
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 t 4/12 Melbourne Hall (2½L) 84/10 52 59
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-3 t 5/12 Gallant Waking (3½L) 14/1 53 56
28 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-2 b 7/12 Kokushi Musou (6¼L) 13/1 53 50
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 b 8/12 Above All (3¼L) 9/1 53 53
10
(2)
Oversubscribed silk
CD
C
Oversubscribed
J: Alexis Badel
T: D J Hall
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
Placed over 5f in October but not in same form again since; younger rivals preferred
9-7937
Age: 7
Weight: 8-10
OR: 47
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 9/12 Prime Mortar (6L) 48/1 49 43
28 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 7/12 Rattan Kingdom (4¾L) 44/1 51 50
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 9-0 9/12 Handsome Rebel (4L) 22/1 51 51
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-13 3/12 Pretty Queen Prawn (1L) 54/1 50 60
12 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-0 7/12 Jumbo Legend (5½L) 55/1 51 53
13 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 9-1 11/12 Sugar Sugar (8½L) 51/1 51 42
11
(11)
Universal Crown silk
C
D
Universal Crown b
J: Silvestre De Sousa
T: Douglas Whyte
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Belied 150-1 odds when going very close over 5f this month; 6f also suits
2-0029
Age: 6
Weight: 8-5
OR: 42
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-3 b 2/11 Faribault (shd) 150/1 40 52
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-8 b 12/12 Faribault (7¾L) 95/1 41 27
7 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-6 b 12/12 Handsome Rebel (6L) 63/1 43 35
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-9 b 2/12 Jazz Steed (nk) 9/1 40 55
30 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 9/12 Mega Bonus (3¼L) 46/1 42 45
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-8 b 9/11 Lucky Archangel (6L) 42/1 44 37
12
(1)
Noir Rider silk
C
Noir Rider b
J: V Borges
T: T P Yung
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Soundly beaten on seasonal debut in September; inside draw not enough to tempt
-00090
Age: 6
Weight: 8-4
OR: 41
Days: 126
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-4 b 11/11 Our Class Act (10L) 22/1 43 27
6 Jul 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 10/11 Wind Speeder (7¾L) 37/1 46 35
20 Feb 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd/Y Hc 8-10 b 12/13 Voyage Bubble (11½L) 77/1 48 25
6 Feb 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f Gd Hc 8-12 b 9/12 Lightning Storm (9L) 21/1 50 32
12 Jan 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 b 11/12 Smart Idea (10L) 60/1 52 34
15 Dec 21 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 8/12 Spicy Grill (4¾L) 12/1 53 50
13
(13)
Six Best Friends silk
Six Best Friends t
T: K L Man
This season's form is very uninspiring and he's now 0-8
-00000
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 42
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 5f GF Hc 8-12 tb 10/12 Faribault (4¼L) 60/1 45 44
16 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-11 tb 11/12 Savvy Chic (10½L) 63/1 48 26
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 tb 11/11 Lucky Archangel (10½L) 40/1 50 28
28 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-2 tb1 11/12 Gallant Waking (6¾L) 25/1 52 45
22 Jun 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-10 t 12/12 Winning Icey (12½L) 9/1 52 28
25 May 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-9 t 2/12 Above All (hd) 66/1 49 58
14
(14)
Melbourne Hall silk
CD
D
Melbourne Hall b
T: D J Hall
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Has remained in good form since C&D win in October but others look better handicapped
6-4219
Age: 7
Weight: 8-13
OR: 50
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jan 23 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-0 b 6/12 Hero Star (4¼L) 12/1 51 50
14 Dec 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 8-6 b 4/12 Act Of Faith (2¾L) 51/10 51 57
23 Nov 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f Gd Hc 9-1 b 2/11 Nordic Dragon (3¼L) 11/1 51 67
19 Oct 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 b 1/12 Hero Star (1¼L) 176/10 44 59
21 Sep 22 Hap Happy Valley 6f GF Hc 8-7 b 9/12 Durham Star (3¾L) 21/1 44 47
11 Sep 22 Sha Sha Tin 6f Gd Hc 8-7 b 7/14 Victor The Winner (5¾L) 73/10 44 50
Verdict

There is no strong temptation to oppose RATTAN KINGDOM, who ended last year with a convincing C&D win and may still be improving.

Verdict silk image
Rattan Kingdom

Betting Forecast:

7/4 Rattan Kingdom,

4/1 Mr Fun,

6/1 Righteous Arion,

7/1 Sugar Sugar,

10/1 Chill Way,

12/1 Prosecco,

14/1 Universal Crown,

20/1 Flaming Passion,

25/1 Oversubscribed,

33/1 Dragon Star,

Island Shine,

Noir Rider

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